The Shakespeare Game: Make Your Fortune in Shakespeare's London: An Immersive Board Game (Game)

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PLAY AND LEARN: learn about Shakespeare's plays in this fun new easy-to-play board game. Go back to Shakespeare's London and collect character cards to stage your own plays at the Globe Theatre and win!

SCREEN-FREE FUN for 2–5 players aged 8 and up

SOMETHING TO TREASURE: this is a quality product made to last, with bespoke illustration and sleek and stylish packaging

EXPLORE THE ENTIRE SERIES: this game is part of our bestselling Shakespeare range illustrated by Adam Simpson, including The World of Shakespeare: 1000-piece Jigsaw Puzzle and Shakespeare Playing Cards

CONTENTS INCLUDE gameboard measuring 504x504mm (20x20 in.) when laid out, 28-page rule booklet, 86 cards (6 player cards, 30 luck cards and 50 play cards), 48 chips, 6 player tokens and a card tuck box.

Journey from Stratford to London in the footsteps of the world's best loved playwright, collect characters and race round London's theatres to put on as many plays as you can before other playwrights steal your ideas, burn down your theatres or spread the plague! In this fun family board game, you will absorb details of Elizabethan England as well as learn loads of references to Shakespeare's plays. The winner is the player whose plays take the most money at the box office, and the fastest in the race to fame and glory.

About the Author

Adam Simpson (Author, Illustrator)
Adam Simpson's work always features a strong emphasis on drawing. He has contributed to major exhibitions in London, New York, Edinburgh, Bologna and Japan. His work has been shortlisted for a British Design Award.

Praise For…

"An elegant new diversion called The Shakespeare Game is just thing to beguile an hour at home... Fans of the Bard will relish this immersive board game in which two to five players compete for financial success in the cutthroat world of Renaissance theater." –The Washington Post

Product Details
ISBN: 9780857829184
ISBN-10: 0857829181
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication Date: September 20th, 2022
Language: English


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